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Papers of John Tanfield

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10386

Content Description

Papers of John Tanfield, amateur actor, producer and director in Cambridge, and history master at the Perse School. Comprises mainly theatre programmes including productions of the ADC, the Marlowe Society, Cambridge Arts Theatre and further afield in York, Newcastle and Wolverhampton, including both productions in which Tanfield participated and those which he attended. Together with: copies of the Granta, the Caian and other offprints; occasional newspaper cuttings; occasional letters; small number of black-and-white photographs; card for 'John Tanfield | The Repertory Theatre Northampton'; three photograph albums, two of which appear to have belonged to his mother, Edith Tanfield; framed cartoon or caricature of Tanfield, portrait photograph of Tanfield, framed photograph of [?] Tanfield in production and framed photograph of [?] [parents].

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  • c. 1919 - 1960s


0.063 cubic metre(s) (6 archive boxes)

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